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Category Archive: Credit Sesame

Dec 08

100,000 American Airlines miles for $89

(Full disclosure: I may receive compensation if you use one of my links.  Thank you in advance if you choose to do so, but thanks for reading my blog, regardless!) Had a wonderful weekend at my brother’s wedding and was fortunate to meet some very interesting people.  Travel is definitely an eye-opening experience. Every so …

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Sep 15

A few tools to help you keep track of your credit history

I’m a big fan of credit card bonuses as a quick way to earn miles.  In terms of speed and efficiency, they’re about as good as it gets. Having said that, if you plan to open a number of credit cards at once (known as an “app-o-rama” in the biz), or want to make sure …

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Aug 12

Club Carlson and how to get the best hotel perk out there*

*some restrictions apply Club Carlson is your average hotel program.  Earn points based on spend, get free nights.  Stay more free nights, get elite status.  Etc.  You may not have heard the name “Club Carlson,” but you’ve heard of its brands, which include Radisson, Park Plaza (not that Park Plaza), Park Inn, Country Inn and …

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Jun 02

Cash back credit cards: Play the high introductory paybacks

I’m a big fan of the mileage cards.  Any card that is going to give me 50,000 or 100,000 miles just to sign up is okay in my book.  But I do make exceptions for cash back cards.  Many cash back cards offer 1-3% in certain categories, a flat 2% for all purchases or up …

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May 25

Can I get a credit card bonus more than once?

Think it’s great to get that 50,000 or 100,000 sign-up bonus for a credit card?  What would happen if you could apply for the same card multiple times? A few years ago, that was an easy game to play.  Get a card, get the sign-up bonus, cancel the card and then do it again.  The …

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